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Adobe EchoSign
Industry Computer software
Founded 2005
Founder Jason Lemkin, Jeffrey Zwelling
Key people
Arthur Do (former VP Engineering)
Owner Adobe Systems Company

EchoSign is a web-based electronic signature and enterprise content management system with specific focus on the document management and verification life-cycle.[1] Its major features center in document signing, tracking and filing. It supports signing by email (e-signature) or by fax.

EchoSign maintains a global affiliate program. It is available via's AppExchange.[2] EchoSign has also been integrated by other 3rd party services such as Zoho Writer,[3],[citation needed] and H&R Block partnership with Rocket Lawyer.[citation needed]

EchoSign was founded by Jason Lemkin[4] and Jeffrey Zwelling.[5] EchoSign was acquired by Adobe Systems Incorporated in 2011.[6]


Founded in 2005, EchoSign has grown to over 60,000 customers and 5,000,000 users of its electronic signature service worldwide, including leaders such as BT, GE, Dell, Comcast, Aetna, Groupon, Google, TimeWarner, Pandora, SAP, NetSuite, Facebook, Qualcomm, LivingSocial, Lennar Homes, Citrix, CIGNA, P&G.[citation needed] Adobe acquired EchoSign in July 2011.[7]

Every year from 2008 to 2013,'s 200,000+ customers named EchoSign "Best App – Contract Management", and in 2012 and 2013, EchoSign was named Best Overall Sales App.[8] In 2012, NetSuite named EchoSign its Best Partner App of 2012.

In January 2013, Adobe announced EchoSign and its Document Web Services revenues had hit $50,000,000 in annualized recurring revenue (ARR).[9] In March 2014, Adobe announced EchoSign and its Document Web services revenues had hit $164,000,000 in ARR.[10]


In July 2011, Echosign has been sued by competitor RPost for patent infringement.[11]


SmallBiz Influencers Award: Recently Adobe EchoSign made it into the SmallBiz Influencers[12] Top 100 list! The Top 100 Champions were chosen based on voting by the small business community (40%) and a panel of judges (60%) who considered the contributions of the nominees over the past year toward:

  • Advocating on behalf of small businesses
  • Providing products or services that address the unique challenges faced by small businesses
  • Revolutionizing how small businesses do business or how they solve business challenges
  • Helping small businesses grow
  • Or impacting small businesses in a significant way

NetSuite recognized EchoSign for helping their customers maximize the value they get from NetSuite. EchoSign for NetSuite brings all of EchoSign's functionality to NetSuite users and is the only eSignature system with complete integration to NetSuite. EchoSign for NetSuite provides:

  • Real-time visibility into every agreement sent out for signature from within NetSuite.
  • Instant eSignatures and a sophisticated virtual fax system that routes all signed faxes right into NetSuite—automatically.
  • 100% automated electronic signature contract management that automatically updates NetSuite with PDF copies of all signed contracts.
  • Ability to send an estimate for signature with a single click.

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